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I Am Unhappy In a Relationship

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    11-10-10 *This story was back in November as well, with the guy I dated for a couple months... worst decision ever. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    Alone!

    I am in a relationship with someone who loves himself more than he loves me. He does love me don't get me wrong but I am not the most important thing in the world to him. 7 months ago we had a baby boy which adds to the stress. I just find that he wants to party...
    Crystal7 Crystal7 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    If You’ll Just Love Me Too

    What can I do to win your heart? What is it about me that sets me apart? How can I show you the way I really feel? How can I prove to you that my love is real? Every time I reach out to touch you, you take a step in the opposite direction. I can never understand the way you feel...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M Oct 29, 2012

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    When Will I Be Happy Again?

    I am in love with a man that do not love me the same way that I love him. Sometimeshe make me feel so good but other times he treat me like a child. I am pregnant with his child and he does not want me to work. He moves his cousin that I do not even know in our home and tells me...
    deered deered 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2010

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    I Found the Only Person Who Doesn't Want a Relationship!

    Most people in this world WANT to find someone to love and be loved by. Most people want to find that special person to share their life with. Most people want to live a life with their best friend, lover & partner! I found the one person in life who doesn't seem to care...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Unhappy and Don't Know How to Leave

    Hello,I've been in a steady relationship with a guy for almost four years.Sometimes we get along really good. Other time we are at each .As long as everything is going his way everything is wonderful, but he doesn,t want me to anything away from him.He doesn't want me to have any...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    Being single definitely has it's ups and downs, but staying in an unhappy relationship is just so damaging on all fronts, emotionally and/or physically. People deserve to be happy...
    morea morea 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I've put myself in a complicated relationship. I am seeing two men. The first is my daughter's father. I spend the weekends with him. We have had an unhappy 3.5 years together, yet...
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F Jan 15

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    I can't seem to figure out what to do about the relationship I'm in for almost 9 years. Engaged to him since 2011. He's been distant now for over a year and the intimacy we shared...
    lizzy8479 lizzy8479 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    my wife wont stop lying to me. I'm incredibly unhappy with our relationship, but I don't want to lose my daughter... My wife is incredibly lazy, she doesn't work, clean, cook, or...
    ryartz ryartz 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Most people annoy me, im not a people person and the thought of being in a relationship or even friends with somebody just so i wont feel alone or unhappy make me feel sick, i am...
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    vanessacc11 vanessacc11 26-30, F Jan 4

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    minniecc11 minniecc11 26-30, F Jan 15

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    I will try to keep this as short as possible. There's probably no way to really start this so I'll just jump into it. I've been with this guy for 4 years. We bought a house...
    lilsunshine1129 lilsunshine1129 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    just want to have a mature relationship with a loving and successful man. been married 14 years (since 19 years old.) he's a "nice guy" but I've been treated more like a mom than...
    amazingmo amazingmo 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    Ok here goes and looking for some good feedback. I have been married now for 4 yrs and I love my wife and 2 boys(1 i adopted) I went completely against the grain with this...
    goat007 goat007 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    While it is true that It's been so long since I've been out there, jumping to and fro, from relationship to relationship, I know I'd rather be single and do my own thing than...
    Melice Melice 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I am so unhappy I feel like I am trapped in a very deep hole, my boyfriend loves me so much and always trys to make me happy but yet im still not!! I feel so selfish and if I could...
    chek123 chek123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    isn't for the most part every one unhappy in their marriage? I know its wrong but my body is broken so I am still married due to money, our kidd, I love my in laws n he wont leave...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I am 19 years old and in my second year of college. I am about 350 miles from home. Last year I really struggled with being homesick and not really finding my place at my college...
    autumnk26 autumnk26 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I think I hate my "bf". I use the term loosely but I'm just so miserably unhappy. My problem though is that I'm just so terrified of being alone that I stay. In my mind I seriously...
    mtnguyen mtnguyen 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    He lives in NJ, and the first few years were perfect, but after we met the first time, things started spiraling. We were arguing more, he didn't talk to as much, but we figured...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 16-17, F 11 Responses Jan 1

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    my relationship makes me insecure and im so tired of feeling like this
    gudeyolk gudeyolk 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I hate my husband. I hate my relationship I have with him, we have a 1 year old together and I had to stop everything to be at home. now I have no life no friends, away from family...
    Pink85 Pink85 26-30, F 13 Responses Jan 11

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    I thought I should give her a chance but now it feels like a mistake. Most of the feelings I get from her are feelings of irritation. I'm feeling unhappy and feel like I've made a...
    jag7295 jag7295 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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    HMM, i'VE BEEN UNHAPPY LATELY BUT DON'T KNOW WHY. mAYBE i JUST WANT EVERYTHING TO GO RIGHT FOR ONCE...BUT MEH...MY LIFE HAS NEVER BEEN QUITE SMOOTH SAILINGS BUT I'LL TRY TO BE...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm sitting here at the coffee shop doing what I normally do. People watch and contemplate life. And it hit me, the reason I am unhappy in my marriage. I don't have a COMPANION...
    Blueeyedboy70i Blueeyedboy70i 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I have never been more unhappy than I am in this moment I'm so ******* depressed Today I spent most of the day crying for basically no reason But I think I deserve it
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    what make unhappy is being around a lot of people. I almost can say I hate it. im at an irish festival for my bf. & wow the music is awful haha, I feel bad to say it. The dancing...
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've worked in and with the public my entire life.As a teen bagging groceries to a retail athletic footwear and apparel outlet manager.So I read people very well and can tell when...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's literally the worst feeling ever. If I see you unhappy I just instantly get this guilt inside of me. Like it's my fault. Like I feel like when you're with me or around me you...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I remember feeling unhappy while being around certain people, I remember trying to fix all their problems...I remember desperately wanting them to not leave, I remember being so...
    xbethx xbethx 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I still find it surreal as I write this, that one day 6 years ago,by sheer accident I stumbled upon a man on a social networking site. I had no experience whatsoever of online...
    andromeda andromeda 36-40, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    Hi, this is my very first post. I just would like to share what i have been going through for the last month or so. First, backstory: I met this girl 4 years ago. She was 15, i...
    roobs108 roobs108 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Every relationship , good and bad always change people for better or worse. Relationships are roads. Every choices u make always lead u to happiness or sadness. We walk around...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I have a rocky history in my relationships. Due to some past childhood trauma and history of adult abusive relationships, I carry a feeling of being burdensome in my current...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for almost 8 months now, and we've been talking about marriage but now I'm ambivalent. When we first started dating I was over the moon happy, as he...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F a week ago

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    I met a guy from a dating site and we started as friends corresponding through emails and Skype. Until such time our friendship grew and we fell in love on line..we were in...
    Maces Maces 51-55, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    How do I get this "great relationship?"lol I have kids...so that makes it hard in the first place. I don't seem to be able to divide my time between my kids & a guy. Though my...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I suppose it doesn't matter now that we broke up, but I still feel it gripping on to me. My girlfriend was bi-polar, depression and family trouble. She was my first love, and it...
    Inviticus Inviticus 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 19

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